What is CoolSavings?

CoolSavings is a program that is installed on your PC in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. CoolSavings hijacks your browser and displays advertising banners, displays false coupons and promotional links to sites that cooperate with the developers of the program. CoolSavings is a potentially unwanted program, it is not a virus, so antivirus software can not detect it. CoolSavings also distributes its files all over your computer, and then remove CoolSavings will be very difficult. CoolSavings may collect your personal information and pass it on to third parties. This reduces the speed of your browsing and constantly interfere with the user. banners and coupons that appear on the screen, show promotional offers popular sites that promise big discounts on various products. In fact, it is not the present proposals. The main goal of the developers that you spend money on anything and have generated. CoolSavings not do anything useful, so you should remove it right away.

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How CoolSavings gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user consent. Usually, CoolSavings comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If CoolSavings has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove CoolSavings from your computer?

To uninstall CoolSavings remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have CoolSavings in their database. You can try to use them for removing CoolSavings.

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You can try both of these products to remove CoolSavings

Or uninstall CoolSavings manually.

Step 1: Remove CoolSavings from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find CoolSavings.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find CoolSavings and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find CoolSavings, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate CoolSavings and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove CoolSavings from your browser.

Step 2: Remove CoolSavings from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find CoolSavings.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose CoolSavings.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable CoolSavings.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of CoolSavings:

Remove following registry entries:

Key: CpnMgr.CMV5
Key: CpnMgr.CMV5.3
Key: interface\{549f957d-2f89-11d6-8cfe-00c04f52b225}
Value: @
Key: interface\{549f957f-2f89-11d6-8cfe-00c04f52b225}
Value: @
Key: Typelib\{549F9571-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
Key:
Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
Value: SystemComponent
Key:
software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\moduleusage\c:/windows/downloaded program files/cpnmgr.dll
Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\moduleusage\c:/winnt/downloaded program files/cpnmgr.dll
\{549f957e-2f89-11d6-8cfe-00c04f52b225}
Value: @
Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\shareddlls\c:\windows\downloaded program files
\cpnmgr.dll
Value: @
Key: CLSID\{4129EA54-F04E-11D3-BF96-00C04F0E7BE2}
Key: CLSID\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
Key: CLSID\{7A0BCC94-F117-11D3-BF97-00C04F0E7BE2}
Key: cpnmgr.cmv2
Key: cpnmgr.cmv2.3
Key: cpnmgr.cmv3.3
Key: CpnMgr.CMV4
Key: CpnMgr.CMV4.3
Key: cpnmgr.cmv6
Key: cpnmgr.cmv6.3
Key: CpnMgrX.CMV4
Key: CpnMgrX.CMV4.1
Key: CpnMgrX.Properties
Key: CpnMgrX.Properties.1
Key: Typelib\{4129EA47-F04E-11D3-BF96-00C04F0E7BE2}
Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
\InstalledVersion
Value: LastModified
Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\shareddlls
Value: %windows%\downloaded program files\cpnmgr.dll
Key:
Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
Value: Installer
Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
\DownloadInformation
Value: CODEBASE
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
\iexplore
Value: Type
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
\iexplore
Value: Count
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{549F957E-2F89-11D6-8CFE-00C04F52B225}
\iexplore
Value: Time

Remove following files:

coolsavings.txt
piggy.cgd
cpnmgr.dll
cscmv5x[1].cab

Remove following folders

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Written by Rami Douafi

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